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ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD

ABOUT THIS PRIMARY: Incumbent District 6 St. Louis County Commissioner Keith Nelson of Eveleth is being challenged this year by John Moren of Canyon and Matt Matasich of Virginia. Two will advance from the Aug. 9 primary to Election Day on Nov. 8. All three were invited by the News Tribune Opinion page to write a column about their candidacies and qualifications. Commissioner Nelson declined. District 6 stretches from about Mountain Iron in the north to about Twig in the south.
ABOUT THIS PRIMARY: Incumbent District 6 St. Louis County Commissioner Keith Nelson of Eveleth is being challenged this year by John Moren of Canyon and Matt Matasich of Virginia. Two will advance from the Aug. 9 primary to Election Day on Nov. 8. All three were invited by the News Tribune Opinion page to write a column about their candidacies and qualifications. Commissioner Nelson declined. District 6 stretches from about Mountain Iron in the north to about Twig in the south.
The St. Louis County Board gave its initial go-ahead Tuesday to join an effort funding facility updates to a local YWCA housing and child care center.
Two challengers are seeking 6th District Commissioner Keith Nelson's post, based in Virginia.

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Keith Nelson, who began serving on the St. Louis County Board in 2003, is seeking his sixth term.
The declaration will allow the county to qualify for state, and possibly federal, assistance for governmental entities.
The St. Louis County Board gave initial approval Tuesday to provide $250,000 in funding to help launch the program.
The scourge of chronic wasting disease has commissioners in agreement on a plan to stop the expansion of commercial herds.
The St. Louis County Board approved the $250,000 measure as part of its focus on delivering projects aimed at children and families.
Alicia Kozlowski, Jen McEwen, Liz Olson and Annie Harala receive nods.

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Hearing will occur April 26 during County Board meeting in Hoyt Lakes.
Currently board chair, Paul McDonald will be seeking his second term.
Close to three dozen entities were recognized Tuesday for aiding the pandemic response in Duluth and the southern half of St. Louis County.

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